Kansas Postgame Notes vs. Kansas State

Jan. 30, 2008

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…Dropped KU to 20-1 on the season and ended the third-longest winning streak to open a season in school history.

…Ended a 28-game regular-season victory streak, including 11 straight wins in true road games.

…Stopped a KU four-game winning streak against K-State and made the all-time series with KSU 174-89 in favor of the Jayhawks.

…Ended a 24-game win streak for KU against KSU in games played in Manhattan dating back to


…Made Bill Self 125-30 while at Kansas, 332-135 overall and 10-2 against KansasState.

…Make KU 1,926-783 all-time.


– Kansas trailed at the half (38-36) for the second time of the season. The Jayhawks also trailed by two (25-27) at USC on Dec. 2.

– Since scoring his season-high 19 points at Nebraska on Jan. 12, junior Brandon Rush has reached double figures in six straight games and is averaging 15.2 points in that span – nearly two points higher than his season average. Rush finished with 15 points against KSU.

– Rush launched seven 3-pointers to increase his career total to 367 and move him past Rex Walters (361 from 1992-93) for 10th place on the KU career list.

– Rush tallied the 500th rebound of his career and now has 503.

– Kansas blocked seven shots which marked the fourth straight game the Jayhawks swatted six or more shots. Kansas has blocked at least six shots in 16 games.

– KSU’s 84 points marked an opponent season high, surpassing 78 by ULM.

– The Jayhawks’ 25 personal fouls were a season high. The previous high was 22 at Missouri.

– Mario Chalmers’ 19 points were his most since scoring 20 at USC.

– Russell Robinson and Chalmers each fouled out. Kansas had previously fouled out five times this season.

– Kansas is 7-4 against KansasState all-time when both teams are ranked in the Top 25. The last time both teams had squared off when both were ranked was March 10, 1958, a 61-44 KU win in Manhattan.